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TerraMaster’s F2-423 may be the new king of two-bay NAS

TerraMaster just launched some beefy new NAS enclosures.

TerraMaster is best known for producing some of the better value (and more affordable) NAS enclosures on the market. Things are set to really heat up as the company just announced the F2-423 and F4-423 with a quad-core Intel Celeron processor, upgradable RAM, and some beefy specifications.

The new NAS includes two and four-bay models with identical specifications. So, depending on just how much data you have to store (and how much you want to spend), the F2-423 or F4-423 may be just what you need. The Intel processor is also extremely good for running services like Plex Media Server.

Highlights of these new enclosures include the Intel Celeron N5105 quad-core processor, 4GB of DDR4 RAM (can be expanded up to 32GB), dual 2.5Gb LAN ports (with link aggregation support), and two M.2 slots for installing SSD caching. They also rock the same all-metal design we’ve come to appreciate from TerraMaster.

The upgradable RAM to a whopping 32GB provides more than enough headroom for running virtual machines, web servers, and more. If you’ve got a busy household or workplace, the F2-423 and F4-423 will be more than capable of handling numerous simultaneous connections. The dual 2.5Gb LAN is also excellent in 2022.

If you’re interested in the new TerraMaster F2-423 and F4-423, they will be priced at $380 and $500, respectively. This is aggressive from TerraMaster, considering my favourite NAS, Synology DiskStation DS220+, costs $300 and doesn’t have M.2 slots or 2.5Gb LAN.

TerraMaster F2-423

The all-new F2-423 from TerraMaster comes rocking a quad-core Intel CPU, upgradable RAM, M.2 slots for SSD caching, and support for all your favourite NAS services and apps.

TerraMaster F4-423

If two drive bays with a maximum capacity of 40TB just isn’t enough, the F4-423 has the same processor, upgradable RAM, M.2 slots, but has four drive bays for a maximum capacity of 80TB.

By Richard Edmonds

I've been covering the tech industry for more than a decade and have tinkered with NAS for just as long. Follow my ramblings and more right here on NAS Master!

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